Seeing Red or Tickled Pink : Color Terms in Everyday Language
Lexicographer Ammer's latest book is a rainbow of colorful terms that appear in everyday language. This compendium collects dozens of color-related expressions--from "feeling blue" to "turning green with envy". In sections devoted to each color family, readers discover when each expression was first used and how their meanings have changed over time. Line drawings.
- Hardback | 215 pages
- 142.24 x 218.44 x 22.86mm | 408.23g
- 01 Jun 1992
- Penguin Books Australia
- Hawthorn, Australia